Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 9 Km N of Anchor Point, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:00 am (GMT -9) -
Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 181 km depth
16 Jan 09:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 09:00:21 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:00 am (GMT -9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||59.8643°N / 151.8608°W (Alaska, United States)|
|Antipode||59.864°S / 28.139°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Iliamna (71 km / 44 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||10 km (6 mi) N of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
12 km (7 mi) SW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Ninilchik (pop: 883) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds -1.9°C (29 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from WSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.4||181 km||9 Km N of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
|2.5||36 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.